// EV chasing Ranger for top spot in September
More than 3,505 new vehicles with some form of electrification in their drivetrain were sold in September 2021 as the market rebounded strongly, in spite of Auckland new vehicle dealers operating in alert level three.
// Tesla Model 3 crushes Hilux in September sales
New car sales have bounced back strongly following the country moving down alert levels, even with Auckland still in Alert Level 3, with the Motor Industry Association reporting 16,518 new vehicle registrations in September, the second strongest month of any month since the MIA began keeping records.
// It’s a BEV boom: Tesla Model 3 beats Toyota Hilux in NZ’s new-vehicle sales for September
Electricity helped give New Zealand new-vehicle sales a boost for September, with a big bounceback from Covid restrictions: it was the second biggest month on record for registrations, with electrified models making up 21 per cent of the 16,518 total.
// Ranger beats Tesla: NZ records one of the strongest months of car sales ever
New Zealand’s transition from level 4 lockdown into level 3 has resulted in one of the biggest months in local car-sales history, with 16,518 new vehicles being registered according to the Motor Industry Association (MIA)
// New-vehicle sales bounce back
The Motor Industry Association (MIA) reports sales of new vehicles during September made a strong rebound as the country moved down Covid-19 alert levels.